 Native American Homeschool Association Web Site
Information, support and legal assistance for those who want to home school, with links to more about Native Americans and about homeschooling.
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 NativeNet
Public discussions designed to promote dialogue and understanding regarding indigenous peoples of all parts of the world. NativeNet hosts a number of conversations on education; one topic discussed in October, 1996 was Teaching Mathematics and Native
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 Natives in STEM
Raising the visibility and belonging of Native people in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) community through profiles and images of Native STEM professionals online and on posters. A project of New Mexico's Experimental Program
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 Nature by Numbers  Cristóbal Vila
Cristóbal Vila gives us this short video inspired by numbers, geometry, and nature. Vila's site has more information on Fibonacci, the Golden Ratio, and the Voronoi tessellation that makes up his dragonfly wings, as well as information about the making
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 The Nature of Mathematics  Ouida B. Kinzey; Kodak
A description of how students created a mathematical slide show based on research projects. Colorado State Standard addressed: students develop number sense and use numbers and number relationships in problemsolving situations and communicate the reasoning
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 The Nature of Physical Science  Richard Brill
A Honolulu Community College course, based around the Web and a series of television programs, that focuses on the history of science and its effects on our culture. Study guides are detailed outlines of various topics, including the foundations of arithmetic,
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 Nature's Numbers (MatheMUSEments!)  Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)
The most common number of petals on a flower is five. Five also shows up in arrangements of seeds. Pineapples have eight rows of scales, seen as roughly diamondshaped markings, sloping in one direction and 13 sloping in the other. Pine cones show the
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 Nautilus  Nautilus Ventures LLC
An online and print monthly dedicated "to science and its endless connections to our lives." Each issue contains chapters — essays, investigative reports, blogs, fiction writing, games, videos, graphic stories, and other original content —
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 Navajo Math Circles  George Csicsery, producer/director
Documentary film about Navajo children and mathematicians participating in math circles. The movie opens with a scene inside the hogan built by Navajo mathematician Henry Fowler on his mother's homestead at Tonalea, Arizona, reminiscing about the Diné
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 Navworld  Joseph Portney
A center for the art and science of navigation, providing navigational "cerebrations," famous historical accounts, interviews and biographies. See Earthshapes, different ideas of what the earth would look like if it were one of 12 different shapes (physical
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 NAWEB '95, Educational Opportunities on the World Wide Web
Schedule and abstracts from an international conference held in Fredricton, New Brunswick, Canada, on October 2527, 1995, which included a presentation by David Weksler of the Geometry Forum.
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 NCAA Basketball Finals (MSTE)  John Meseke; University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)
A statistics lesson using data from the NCAA basketball finals.
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 ncase  Nicky Case
Interactive projects that illuminate principles of game theory, logic, and other topics, such as the chaos of fireflies, the parable of the paragons (with Vi Hart), coming out simulator (a halftrue game about halftruths), and sight & light (how
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 NCTM San Diego Sessions on Assessment  Math Forum
A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 2528 April 1996, San Diego, CA.
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 NCTM San Diego Sessions on Calculus Reform  The Math Forum
A selection of summaries of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 2528 April 1996, San Diego, CA: The NSF Math Modeling/Precalculus Reform Project: Functioning in the Real World, by Sheldon P. Gordon and Florence S. Gordon; Derive, Powerpoint
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 NCTM San Diego Sessions on Constructivism  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 2528 April 1996, San Diego, CA.
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 NCTM San Diego Sessions on Humanistic Math  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, April 1996, San Diego, CA.
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 NCTM San Diego Sessions on Interdisciplinary Math  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 2528 April 1996, San Diego, CA.
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 NCTM San Diego Sessions on Math Ed Reform  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 2528 April 1996, San Diego, CA.
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 NCTM San Diego Sessions on Multicultural Issues  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
A selection of presentation summaries from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 2528 April 1996, San Diego, CA.
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 NCTM San Diego Sessions on Tech Prep Curriculum  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 2528 April 1996, San Diego, CA.
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 NCTM San Diego Sessions on the WWW and Pedagogy  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
Summaries of three presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 2528 April 1996, San Diego, CA.
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 NCTM Standards 2000 Discussion Area  NCTM/Math Forum
Discussions devoted to public input on the NCTM Standards 2000 project. Questions posted by the moderator include such concerns as areas of mathematics deserving of emphasis, mathematical thinking skills, philosophies and practices, basic skills and conceptual
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 The NCTM Standards  Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
The publication of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards in 1989 was a milestone for mathematics education. While not universally acclaimed, the Standards have by and large have met with great acceptance if not full comprehension.
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 NCTM Standards (Standards 2000)  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics is the compilation of the lessons learned and experiences gained over the years since the 1989 Standards were released. The site features include: an online version of the Standards (including illustrations,
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 Nearest Neighbors and Voronoi Diagrams (The Geometry Junkyard)  David Eppstein, Theory Group, ICS, UC Irvine
An extensive annotated list of links to material on Delaunay triangulations and Voronoi Diagrams.
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 Neat Math and Programs  Robert Simms, Clemson University
A Map of All Triangles (and see the Introduction to a Euclidean Model of Hyperbolic Geometry; Porch Things (the underlying structure is a cube); generating Pythagorean Triples (includes a JavaScript calculator and a way to generate them from one number);
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 NebraskaMATH  Center for Science, Mathematics & Computer Education
This statewide partnership educates and supports Nebraska's K12 students and teachers to improve achievement in mathematics for all students and narrow achievement gaps of atrisk populations. Programs include Math in the Middle, Primarily Math, Nebraska
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 NECTAR Foundation: New Era Classroom, Technology and Research
A nonprofit foundation specialising in the development and marketing of educational software in the kindergarten to grade 12 program with a focus on mathematics software programs. It also develops and markets print, video, and audio materials for students
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 The Need For Statistical Literacy In Australian Society  Robyn Williams, Jane Watson; Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Need For Statistical Literacy In Australian Society, a transcript from Ockham's Razor, a weekly radio program. Some misconceptions about statistics, including: the way Australian children interpreted "average" after seeing a Ford Motor Co. ad on TV
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 Negative Exponents  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about negative exponents, from simplifying nested negative exponents to whether multiplying by 10 to the negative 3rd power is the same as dividing by 10 to the positive 3rd power.
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 Negative Numbers (Middle School Math)  Homeworkhelp.com, Inc.
What is a negative number? The number line: definitions and terminology; What do "greater than" and "less than" mean when some of your numbers are negative? Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division involving negative numbers.
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 Negative Times a Negative  Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
Why does a negative times a negative equal a positive? Does this ever happen in the real world?
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 Nerdy TShirt  Thomas Reuter
Humorous math equation tshirts. Each garment features a math equation followed by a corresponding word related to some characteristic of the equation. For example, a shirt displaying an equation for changes in acceleration bears the word "Jerk." Each
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 Net Benefits: the Revolution linking Statistics and ICT  M. F. Fuller, University of Kent at Canterbury, U.K.
Modified versions of some of the articles in the Net Benefits series written by M. F. Fuller, Senior Lecturer in Econometrics and Social Statistics at the Univ. of Kent at Canterbury (U.K.), for the journal Teaching Statistics. Included are: "Welcome
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 NetDay
NetDay promotes the effective use of technology for education, providing direct assistance to underserved schools, and general assistance to decisionmakers. Its programs include original research, national surveys, and articles and resources resulting
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 NetFuture: Technology and Human Responsibility  Steve Talbott
A biweekly readersupported newsletter that looks beyond the generally
recognized "risks" of computer use such as privacy violations, unequal access, censorship, and computer glitches and seeks to address the deep levels at which we halfconsciously
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 Net Investigations: Math  ELearning Team, Montgomery County (MD) Public Schools
Classroom webbased activities designed to support the Maryland State Department of Education Core Learning Goals and to build student reading and writing literacy, data literacy, and critical thinking skills, along with links to information about the
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 NetVIOS Browser Editor Project
A free interactive equation and browser editor that creates purely HTML output. Use the NetVIOS Editbox to view, create, or edit equations, free of any plugins (e.g., Java, MATHML, XY). View samples; try a demo; and download the editor.
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 Network Montana Project (NMP)  Churchill, Thomas
K12 Earth System Science Curricular Materials that integrate mathematics, science, and technology. Atmosphere: Weather and Climate; Geosphere: Structure and Dynamics of the Solid Earth; Hydrosphere: Water Cycle and Sea Surface Temperature and Phytoplankton;
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 Network Tutors
Provide online worksheets and learning plans for elementary and middle school students. Provide tutors in all areas up to college level courses. Various plans available.
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 Neufeld Learning Systems, Inc.
Mathematics programs designed to facilitate learning in destreamed classes as well as in home study and distance learning. Interactive programs for: algebra, equations, exponents, fractions, geometry, and integers. Understanding exponents and algebra
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 Neutral and NonEuclidean Geometries  David C. Royster; University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Course notes that include: Origins of geometry; spherical geometry; logic and the axiomatic method; proof; Euclid's mathematical system; incidence geometry; betweenness axioms; congruence theorems; axioms of continuity; neutral geometry; theorems of continuity;
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 New Classrooms  New Classrooms Innovation Partners
From the advocates of the "Teach to One: Math" curriculum, individualized instruction that "reimagines the role of educators, the use of time, the configuration of physical space, and the use of data and technology within traditional public, charter,
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 New Confidence Interval Applet  R. Webster West, Dept. of Statistics, Univ. of South Carolina
An applet designed to help students understand confidence intervals. Each of the 50 lines on the graph below represents a confidence interval for the mean (assuming known variance). Each interval is based on a sample of size 5 taken from a standard normal
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 New Directions in Pedagogy in Other Courses  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
Examples of mathematics courses being revised in the light of new approaches to pedagogy: articles and presentations at conferences in probability and statistics; precollege algebra; linear algebra; abstract algebra, and differential equations.
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 New Geometric Tilings  Adrian Fisher Maze Design
A page that celebrates the beauty of 4, 5, 6, and 7fold geometric tilings, grouped according to the regular polygons that they fill. Where possible, actual dates and designers are stated. Nearly all these tiling examples are based on sides of the
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 The New Jersey Mathematics Coalition
The New Jersey Mathematics Coalition (like the other 50 such state Coalitions) was created to facilitate and encourage improvement in the teaching and learning of mathematics as recommended in the national reports. The Coalition serves as a catalyst for
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 New Jersey Mathematics Curriculum Framework  New Jersey Mathematics Coalition
Online copy (in PDF format) of the Curriculum Framework presented to the NJ State Board of Education in January, 1997. The Framework was developed to provide information, guidance, and assistance to teachers and curriculum developers in implementing
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 A New Kind of Science  The Wolfram Institute, LLC
A forthcoming book by Stephen Wolfram (creator of Mathematica) arguing that the "rules" science searches for should include algorithms like those used in computer programs, not just mathematical equations. Site includes a summary, table of contents,
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